Hunger and Your Community (7th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
6
7
8
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Hunger (poverty)
Focus Question 

 How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness and hunger, and their underlying causes? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Students explore the reality of food scarcity and abundance as they relate to issues of wealth and health. They identity a need in their community and explore ways that they might be able to help reduce poverty, hunger, and ill-health there.

Service Experience 
 Students come to a concensus on voluntary action to address an identified need related to poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
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